Goods In/ Despatch Operative

Location: India Mill, Darwen
Job Type: Full time, 37 hours per week over a 4-day week, Monday to Thursday
Salary: £11.50 per hour

We are currently searching for an experienced Goods in/Despatch operative with experience in a manufacturing environment. As a GI/Despatch Operator you will be responsible for managing the flow of goods in and out of the facility. You will play a crucial role in ensuring that operations run smoothly and that customers receive their orders on time.

​About Us

Brookhouse Aerospace produces a range of composite structures, producing monolithic and sandwich parts from a range of materials, including carbon fibre composite, glass and Aramid cured by autoclave. Brookhouse Aerospace also manufactures sheet metal fabrications and machined metal parts, fully supply kits and integrated assemblies. Specialist capabilities include a full range of surface treatments and dedicated Spares and Repairs capability. 

What We Offer:
  • Holidays start at 28 days per year (including Bank Holidays) (Based on a 4-day week).
  • On-site – Occupational Health
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan (Benefit in Kind)
  • Life Insurance x 2 annual salary
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Provide an efficient and courteous first point of contact for all delivery personnel, third party couriers and customer collection vehicles.
  • Unload vehicles and receive purchased, subcontract and customer own products in a safe manner whilst guaranteeing the product is handled appropriately.
  • Confirm goods received meet the purchasing specification/requirements including documentary inspection (e.g. Certificates of Conformity).
  • Ensure that goods received are identified accurately and that they are recorded in the Company’s stock system (ERP).
  • To deliver goods received efficiently to the relevant departments throughout the company.
  • To ensure the goods in/holding area is kept safe, secure, clean and organised and where applicable in line with company ‘best practice’.
  • Alert departments upon receipt of urgent supplies or reagent deliveries, especially when they need to be refrigerated upon receipt.
  • As directed, securely package and identify goods for shipment to customers.
  • Undertake transactions to generate the necessary packing lists, shipment paperwork and/or invoices for goods out.
  • Follow the defined processes to ensure the effective Health, Safety and Environmental best practices as defined by the Brookhouse Aerospace HSE Management System.
The Candidate:
  • Well organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Computer literate and able to use MS Office applications
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Using an MRP/ERP system
  • Analytical and displays good judgement

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